What is Reiki?
Reiki (or Reiki Ryoho), is a hands on healing modality (or art) that promotes wellbeing. It is great for stress, anxiety and illness which restores and rebalances our energy; allowing for the body to do what it was naturally designed to do, and that is,
The word Reiki is Japanese in origin and it refers to the universal energy. (Rei) means something mysterious, miraculous and sacred and (Ki) means the atmosphere, the unseen, or the energy of the universe. Reiki can be defined as a miraculous and sacred energy of the universe that sustains all life.
The Benefits of Reiki and Reiki Research
Reiki has some amazing benefits such as promoting health and wellbeing. It also helps with pain management, encourages mental clarity, releases stress and tension in the physical body, relieves depression, reduces anxiety, aids relaxation, improves sleep, smooths digestion, strengthens self-esteem, heightens self-awareness and intuition and offers support for substance abuse recovery. Treatments are for 1 hour in a warm and nurturing environment - either sitting or lying down fully clothed.
There has been a lot of research conducted into the benefits of Reiki. If you are interested in finding out more, these websites are great resources for peer-reviewed research and stories that have been written on the benefits of Reiki. The Reiki Australia website and The Centre for Reiki Research.